Tag: SDI

Question: How does an employee file for California state disability benefits (SDI) when going on leave in California? Answer: The process for filing for California State Disability is really up to the employee and the employee’s physician. The employer can provide resource information, but should refrain from taking actual action on behalf of the employee. Information…

Question: During a complicated pregnancy, what happens if an employee uses all 12 weeks of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave prior to the birth? What about workers’ compensation, state disability, and company provided disability? Does the employer have to give the employee all of the payment options and permit the employee to decide?…

Question:  If a California employee is using state disability insurance (SDI) or paid family leave (PFL) and there is a holiday during the leave, does the holiday count as a day towards the leave? How about state or federal FMLA? Answer: The time off is continuous during a state CFRA or federal FMLA leave, regardless…

Question: How is paternity leave managed for California employers with over 50 employees? Answer: Employees may be eligible for federal Family and Medical Leave Act and California Family Rights Act leave because the employer is a California employer with over 50 employees. In general, both laws require covered employers to provide up to 12 weeks…